Nexus 7 Price Cut at Staples Could Hint at Next-Gen Version Coming Soon

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Staples just had a fairly substantial price drop on the Google/Asus Nexus 7 Android tablet. The 32GB version has dropped a whopping $50 bucks down to $199.99, and the 16GB version dropped by $20 dollars down to $179.99. More than likely this price drop precedes the impending release of the next generation of Nexus 7 tablet. The newer versions are expected to have more powerful, battery efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon Pro processors as well as higher resolution displays.

In the mean-time, for folks who have wanted to pick up one of these older models but wanted a more affordable price, now is your opportunity. Here are a couple of links below to grab one.

Staples Nexus 7 16GB for $179.99

Staples Nexus 7 32GB for $199.99
 
Tweet from Leo Laporte speculates that the second-gen Nexus 7 will likely be given a sneak peek on Thursday at an event at Mountain View being staged jointly by Google and Motorola.
 
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